offend yourself

Should you get offended, if someone Makes fun of your occupationRidicules for the way you lookMocks you for the way you speakMakes fun of your religionMakes fun of your ideologyCracks a joke at your expenseTalks behind your back Do these make you less worthy of yourself?If you say yes, then you don’t have enough self-worthIf […]

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Speaking – an Art

The way we speak is in itself an art. Some people speak what comes to their mind. Others speak in a more measured way. They think carefully about what words come out of their mouth. There is a 3rd category, who speaks anything out of their mouth. They don’t think (I assume to a large […]

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Eternal Chaos

I was wondering what if we were to live in a world, where Art is expressed with no censors Law applies equally to all One can freely express all they think Politicians actually serve people No discrimination whatsoever exists No wars waged under the guise of abstract concepts (democracy, religion, etc) No talking about the […]

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vicarious redeemers of today

I grew up at a time : when I was not treated as a trophyWhen my privacy was respectedWhen I was not made to be a model childWhen I had no peer pressure from my next door neighborWhen I could be just a child Dedicated to those poor souls of today who are : Anything […]

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Why do we gift?

Is it for giver’s satisfaction or the receiver’s?Is it a societal pressure?Is it because you expect the same one day?Is it to show that you care?Is it to show you could?Is it to be part of receiver’s life in someway?Is it to proclaim to the world that you and the receiver are in good terms?Is […]

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Guard yourself

If your insecurity bothers othersIt is cruelty not insecurityIf your sentiments get hurt by mere ads (1, 2, 3, 4)It is your sentiments that need to be corrected not adsIf your silence aids the oppressorIt is you who are the real oppressorIf your willingness to turn blind eye to others’ sufferingsIt is you who are […]

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Precipice

We all stand at the edge of precipiceNot afraid of falling,But afraid of jumping,Why do we even think of jumping?Could it be the burden of existence?Could it be the burden of loneliness?Could it be the burden of keeping up with society’s standards?Or could it be that it makes no difference?We immerse ourselves in mundane tasksWe […]

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(un)Erasable

You : Are formed when we’re bornGrow with each passing dayLet us down when needed mostDrive us crazy when not neededWe wish to turn you off at willYet we worry we might lose you foreverHelp us realize who we’reGetting lost makes us invalidWe tend to hold on to you as long as possibleMake us who […]

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AM I or NOT?

If I thought about something politically incorrect, but don’t say it – is that politically correct/incorrect?If I type in a sexist comment, but then delete it without sending : Am I sexist or not?If I believe in superstition, but not in God : Am I religious or not?If I am a privacy absolutist, but share […]

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